editor on the verge

Online musings from the newsroom and beyond . . . by Yoni Greenbaum

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Don’t let your lack of time hurt your readers

March 4th, 2008 · 4 Comments

A common refrain I heard in response to my post about enhancing stories was essentially, at many newspapers, there is not enough time and too few people to be doing that AND accomplish everything else they have to. Although I don’t necessarily agree with that analysis, I’m going to save my thoughts on time management […]



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Same old content doesn’t cut it for online readers

March 3rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

Honestly, I don’t understand newspapers who present their stories online as if they were publishing them on a printed page. It’s not just that lack of subheads in a 37-inch long story that frustrates me; it’s the complete ignorance of any web tools that could enhance story presentation and increase the amount of time readers […]



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Complaining is easy; Doing something, not so much

March 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I have a question for the “underpaid, overworked, frustrated, pissed off and ignored media professionals” who are “publicly and anonymously” venting their anger on angryjournalist.com. I would like to know what each of you are doing in your own newsroom or news organization to change…anything? What effort(s) are you making to help improve the conditions […]



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I thought I’d share some news instead of my germs

February 28th, 2008 · 12 Comments

After spending the past week or so battling the flu, it’s great to be feeling coherent enough to be online and blogging. And what makes my return post even more exciting to write is that it actually contains some real news. And that is that I have a new job! On March 17, I start […]



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